tv Vice President Mike Pence Swears in Nikki Haley as U.N. Ambassador CSPAN January 25, 2017 6:25pm-6:30pm EST
sworn in by vice president mike pence. here is the ceremony. >> good morning all, thank you for being here. on behalf of the president of the united states, it is my to welcomelege america's new ambassador to the united nations, governor nikki haley. i'm also grateful to be joined today by her friend, senator marco rubio, and by senior members of the administration and staff of the white house. our white house chief of staff reince priebus and white house chief strategist and senior counsel steve bannon, among others, for joining us for this important and historic occasion and a life of the nation and the life of america's place in the world. our new ambassador to the united nations is living proof of the
promise of america. a daughter of immigrants, she would rise to become the first female indian-american governor in our country's history. the people of south carolina have placed great faith in you, and you have repaid them with a record of extraordinary success, which has created prosperity and opportunity for the people of south carolina. all of america also watched with admiration as you lead your state and inspired the nation through a time of great tragedy in charleston just last year. i know the president and i are confident you will bring your intellect, your leadership, your character, and your unfailing ambassadore role of to the united nations for the united states of america. on behalf of the president of the united states, it is my great privilege to administer to
you the oath of office. please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, nikki haley. ms. haley: >> i, nikki haley. >> do solemnly swear that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic. that i will bear true faith and allegiance to the country. that i take this opportunity freely. without any mental reservation or purpose of reservation "moynihan's moment: america's fight against zionism as racism --. and that i will well and faithfully discharge.
vp pence: thank you all. we are going to travel over to the white house. the president wanted to greet our new ambassador and congratulate her. thank you, everyone. announcer: house and senate republicans continue their three-day retreat in philadelphia. speaking trump will be at a lunch tomorrow and later, british prime minister theresa may will address the group. during prime minister's question time, she answered questions from opposition leader jeremy corbyn about meeting with president trump while in the united states. >> with the prime minister also take this opportunity today to congratulate the 100,000 people who marched in britain last weekend to highlight women's rights after president trump's inauguration and expressed their